THE ISLAND DWELLERS by Jen Silverman

THE ISLAND DWELLERS by Jen Silverman

June 8, 2018

Jen Silverman’s debut story collection THE ISLAND DWELLERS was featured in a Wall Street Journal write-up of short stories for summer reading. Random House published THE ISLAND DWELLERS on May 1, 2018.

CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? by Ashleigh Young

CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? by Ashleigh Young

June 8, 2018

Ashleigh Young’s collection of essays, CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS?, is one of Nylon’s 42 Great Books to Read this Summer, as well as one of Vogue’s 13 Books to Thrill, Entertain, and Sustain You This Summer. PopSugar also named CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? to its list of the 30 Newest, Hottest Books to Pick Up This Summer. Riverhead Books will publish CAN YOU TOLERATE THIS? on July 31, 2018.

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

GOODBYE, VITAMIN by Rachel Khong

June 8, 2018

The paperback edition of Rachel Khong’s GOODBYE, VITAMIN gets some love from Nylon in their 10 Best New Paperbacks list. Henry Holt will publish the paperback edition of GOODBYE, VITAMIN on July 10, 2018.

OPEN ME by Lisa Locascio

OPEN ME by Lisa Locascio

June 8, 2018

Lisa Locascio’s debut novel OPEN ME is one of the Village Voice’s 5 Great Debut Novels to Help You Get Through this Summer. Grove Atlantic will publish OPEN ME on August 7, 2018.

BEARSKIN by James McLaughlin

BEARSKIN by James McLaughlin

June 8, 2018

BEARSKIN has been chosen as a July Indie Next Pick. One of the nominating booksellers said of the novel, “This powerful debut is a novel of terrible beauty. Using evocative prose, the author perfectly describes the lush landscape of the Virginia Appalachians while juxtaposing them against a world of primal violence.” Shelf Awareness has given BEARSKIN a starred review, calling it “an extraordinary first novel of powerful prose, Bearskin captures the blurry line between studying primordial nature and being a part of it.”

TOUCHING THE DRAGON by James Hatch and Christian D’Andrea

TOUCHING THE DRAGON by James Hatch and Christian D’Andrea

May 24, 2018

James Hatch, a Navy Seal who was injured in a failed mission to rescue Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, was interviewed by AP News and Stars & Stripes regarding his new memoir, written with Christian D’Andrea, called TOUCHING THE DRAGON: And Other Techniques for Surviving Life’s Wars. Alfred A. Knopf published the book on May 15th, 2018.

THE TERRIBLE by Yrsa Daley-Ward

THE TERRIBLE by Yrsa Daley-Ward

May 24, 2018

Yrsa Daley-Ward’s forthcoming memoir THE TERRIBLE was featured in The Paris Review’s Staff Picks. Penguin Books will publish THE TERRIBLE on June 5, 2018.

Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe

May 18, 2018

The acclaimed journalist & novelist of such books as THE RIGHT STUFF and THE BONFIRE OF THE VANITIES passed away on Monday at the age of 88. His latest book, THE KINGDOM OF SPEECH, was published by Little Brown & Company on August 30, 2016.

SOCIAL CREATURE by Tara Isabella Burton

SOCIAL CREATURE by Tara Isabella Burton

May 18, 2018

The debut thriller from Tara Isabella Burton was named one of the 17 Refreshing Books to Read This Summer by The New York Times. Janet Maslin says “Social Creature” is a wicked original with echoes of the greats (Patricia Highsmith, Gillian Flynn).” Doubleday will publish the book on June 5, 2018.

ASTRAL WEEKS by Ryan Walsh

ASTRAL WEEKS by Ryan Walsh

May 18, 2018

Ryan Walsh’s history of Van Morrison’s legendary album “Astral Weeks” and the history of Boston in 1968 was named one of the 17 Refreshing Books to Read This Summer by The New York Times. Janet Maslin calls it “wonderfully oddball.” Penguin Press published the book on March 6, 2018.